Stanthorpe man Hugh Strong decided to join the Queensland Rural Fire Service after listening to stories from survivors of the Victorian Black Saturday bushfires. In 2009, he was working on our bushfire information line. He helped people over the phone, but wanted to do more.
When Gold Coast man Russell Lenehan chose to spend his gap year working as a public servant, little did he know it would lead to a career spanning five decades – and the title of financial Yoda from his colleagues!
Staff at the Warwick Service Centre have found a unique way to help locals at one of the busiest times of the year. They’ve held a BYO device day to teach people how to do their government business online.
Cairns woman Hazel Oosen has spent 40 years working with Indigenous communities in Far North Queensland. She’ll spend NAIDOC Week reflecting on that time and celebrating her culture with family and friends.
For over four decades, Sue Martin from Caboolture, has been making the lives of Queenslanders a little easier.
General Manager Hank Jongen said phone lines will again be open in Queensland between 10 am and 2 pm on Saturday 16 February and Sunday 17 February.
Department of Human Services staff will continue to work this weekend, to assist people in Queensland’s flood–affected communities.
Eligible farmers and their partners need to apply for Farm Household Allowance before 1 December this year to receive the first of two supplement lump sum payments.
Department of Human Services staff have raised more than $118,000 to help the mobile laundry and shower organisation, Orange Sky, in their work providing personal hygiene services to Australia’s homeless.
The morning routine with children can be difficult for most parents but when you have a child with special needs, stress levels can be extreme.
When Kristy Moran isn’t leading a team to deliver important digital projects at the Department of Human Services, she’s running the gauntlet for her football team to deliver touchdowns of another kind.